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Untold Night and Day

by Bae Suah

A seductive, disorienting novel that manipulates the fragile line between dreams and reality, by South Korea's leading contemporary writer

 

A startling and boundary-pushing novel, Untold Night and Day tells...


Blood Sisters

by Kim Yideum & Ji yoon Lee

Kim Yideum has an international presence, having read at the Stockholm International Poetry Festival in 2014 and Biennale Internationale des Poètes en Val-de-Marne in 2015. She was a writer-in-residence at...


The Only Child

by Mi-ae Seo

An eerie and absorbing novel following a criminal psychologist who has discovered shocking and possibly dangerous connections between a serial killer and her stepdaughter. The book to read for fans of the...


North Station

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

A writer struggles with the death of her mentor; an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will take one of them away. In these seven stories Bae demonstrates...


A Greater Music

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

Near the beginning of A Greater Music, the narrator, a young Korean writer, falls into an icy river in the Berlin suburbs, where she’s been housesitting for her on-off boyfriend Joachim. This sets into motion...


The Impossible Fairy Tale

by Han Yujoo & Janet Hong

A chilling, wildly original novel from a major new voice from South Korea

The Impossible Fairy Tale is the story of two unexceptional grade-school girls. Mia is "lucky"--she is spoiled by her mother and, as she...


Recitation

by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

A mysterious actress turned wanderer shares her story with a nameless emigrant "chorus" in this novel exploring memory and personhood


Vaseline Buddha

by Jung Young Moon & Jung Yewon

A tour-de-force in automatic writing from South Korea's eccentric, award-winning contemporary master delves into subconscious worlds blending reality and imagination.


Shelter

by Jung Yun

"Shelter is domestic drama at its best, a gripping narrative of secrets and revelations that seized me from beginning to end."--Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Sympathizer

One of The Millions'...